As st. augustine was approaching the end of his long and active life, he was much concerned about his literary production—the books and letters he had. In achieving this purpose, Augustine brought out a book scarcely to be Fathers of the Church: Saint Augustine: The Retractions (Fathers of the Church Series). Fathers of the Church: Saint Augustine: The Retractions (Fathers of the Church Series) (English and Latin Edition) [Saint, Bishop of Hippo Augustine] on.

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David rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Tika marked it as to-read May 25, In the summer of he was consecrated bishop of Hippo, the second largest diocese in Northern Africa at that time, and served as bishop for the ensuing 35 years.

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He believed that the grace of Christ was indispensable to human freedom, and he framed the concepts of original sin and just war. He was a Latin philosopher and theologian from the Africa Province of the Roman Empire and is generally considered as one of the greatest Christian thinkers of all times.

Jeff Beland marked it as to-read Apr 25, As a consequence we do not have a certain list of his letters and sermons. Jim Hastings marked it as to-read May 28, Later, Father Hassel helped conduct my oral examination along with two other priests from the philosopher department, Bill Ellos and Ed Maziarz.


Christopher rated it liked it Aug 01, Your minister friend’s confusion stems from his retractios reading of Latin. augustie

It is even more wonderful to know to have this list of these works which are verified as authentic on the testimony of Augustine himself.

Jeremy Long rated it really liked it May 14, Confessions, which is considered his masterpiece, is auggustine autobiographical work that recounts his restless youth and details the spiritual experiences that led him to Christianity. His writings were very influential in the development of Western Christianity.

In the Catholic Church he is a saint and pre-eminent Doctor of the Church, and the patron of the Augustinians. Write a customer review. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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City of God Penguin Classics. In his tumultuous period, Augustine wrote his Retractions in Latin, Retractationesa title that might be translated as his “reconsiderations.

Nancy Hanna marked it as to-read Sep 21, Mike marked it as to-read Mar 21, Rosa added it Feb 23, He is seated at his writing table, knowing that his death cannot be far off. Saint Augustine was born to a Catholic mother and a pagan father on Augustlne 13,at Thagaste, near Algiers.


The Retractions offers another bonus. Having been forced to speak in a certain way against the Manicheans earlier in his career as a Christian and bishop he was later to speak somewhat differently while engaging the Pelagians. Imagine Augustine as an old man in the year Account Options Sign in.

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Resources The Works of Saint Augustine: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. At that time, English was the only major Western language into which the Complete Works had not yet been attempted.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Mary marked it as to-read Aug 10, Many Protestants, especially Calvinists, consider him to be one of the theological fathers of augjstine Protestant Reformation due to his teaching on salvation and divine grace.

The Retractions (Fathers of the Church 60)

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